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>> 14 questions getting harder and harder. $1 million getting closer and closer. it all starts right now on "who wants to be a millionaire." [dramatic music] ♪ hello, everybody. i'm chris harrison, and welcome to the show. you guy ready to play "millionaire" today? [cheers and applause] let's do this. as a professional analyst, our first contestant is a problem solver and an intellectual who embraces all things nerd. [laughter] i think he came to the right place. from madison, wisconsin, please welcome senay goitom. [cheers and applause] >> hey, chris. >> hey, senay. how you doing? >> i'm doing all right. [applause] >> senay, who do people tell you you look like? >> well, i came of age during the "family matters" era, so, like, when i was in middle school, people were like,
"hey, you look--you kind of look like urkel," and i was kind of a nerd, >> urkel? >> you know, so-- i'm still a nerd. >> i heard you do have some pretty smooth dance moves like urkel. >> yeah. oh, yeah. i don't remember, like, the urkel specifically, but, like, i do some, like, you know, bad, like, popping and locking, just like: [cheers and applause] maybe a little robot. oh, what? there we go. a little of that. little of that. >> don't make me drop some cardboard down. >> i don't want to hurt myself. >> we will have a break off right now. >> i will--i will probably hurt myself, chris, but-- >> [laughs] i won't get back up either. >> okay. >> all right, welcome to the show. glad to have you here. >> thank you. >> we're gonna pop and lock our way to $1 million today. >> all right, hopefully. >> let me tell you what you're up against. 14 questions, the money values growing from $500 all the way up to that $1 million. >> all right. [cheers and applause] >> every question you answer correctly moves you one step closer to that top prize. remember, at any time you can walk away with the money you've earned up to that point. >> okay. >> if you give me an incorrect answer, you walk away with nothing until you get to those thresholds. two of them: $5,000
then again at $50,000. those safety nets are in there for you. >> all right. >> also, you have your lifelines. there's three of them. audience, they'll help you out on one, "50/50" will take away two incorrect answers, and your "plus one." who's here to pop and lock with you today? >> well, i have my brother peter back there. he's gonna help me out with, you know, sports, entertainment, but he's pretty knowledgeable about a lot of stuff, so i feel pretty good. >> peter, welcome to the show. good to have you here. >> thank you. [applause] >> all right, senay, you ready? >> i am ready. >> let's do this. let's play-- >> all right. >> "who wants to be a millionaire." [dramatic musical flourish] ♪ it all starts with your $500 question, and here it is. >> all right. >> celebrated since 1582, on what holiday was it once customary to try to place a paper fish on someone's back without them noticing?
>> okay, so i'm gonna say that, you know, earth day is pretty recent, as is super bowl sunday, and martin luther king day, so i'm gonna have to go with b, april fool's day. final answer. >> the old fish-on-the-back trick. >> yeah. yeah. [applause] >> [laughs] 1582, but it still plays today. >> still a classic, yeah. >> still kills it. $500, well done. $1,000 question. here it is. according to the book "popcultured," years before the kardashians were born, malcolm muggeridge said that tv creates people who are "famous for" what? >> so, years before they were born means that taking selfies is probably out. i don't know about having
sisters, and marrying rappers, i don't think that's it. i think it's c, being famous. final answer. >> famous for being famous. that's right. [applause] what would they do without selfies? >> i don't know. i don't know. >> third question worth $2,000, and this is it. a study done by zillow.com reveals that a home's value can increase 96% if it is located within a quarter mile of what popular chain's stores? >> mm. i don't know if it's gonna be white castle. i don't know about banana republic. popular chain's stores. i'm gonna use a lifeline here.
i'm gonna use "50/50." final answer. >> okay. we're gonna help you out by taking away two incorrect answers please. starbucks and white castle. >> i think i'm gonna have to go with starbucks, a. final answer. >> hard to believe, but that's what they say. it's true. [applause] $2,000. >> yeah. [applause] >> little victory dance. >> little--yeah. all right. >> $3,000 question-- >> all right. >> is right here. if you change one letter of what 19th-century french painter's name, you'll get another 19th-century french painter, who was known to be his hero? >> okay. it's not klimt or dalí, and i seem to remember there
being a manet, who's a french artist, so i'm gonna go with c, monet. final answer. >> just like that, boom. $3,000. that is correct. manet. [applause] all right, next step is $5,000, but it's also that first threshold we talked about. >> all right. >> so let's get there right here. >> all right. >> $5,000 question. "young harmon makes his mark" was a 1972 "sports illustrated" article about a ucla quarterback who now stars on what tv show? >> let's see. it's not "bones." it's not "the blacklist." [dramatic music] ♪ i'm gonna go with my gut here and say d, "ncis." final answer.
"harmon makes his mark" is mark harmon from "ncis." that's right. $5,000, senay! >> yeah! whoo! >> pop and lock that. two lifelines left, and he's at $5,000. we're gonna keep dancing when we come back here on "millionaire." ♪ >> all right! oh, we get it. attention kmart shoppers. your furry friends deserve a lot of holiday love. and we've got you covered. at kmart, the holidays are "oh what fun" for everyone. better things than for rheumatoid arthritis. before you and your rheumatologist move to a biologic, ask if xeljanz is right for you. xeljanz is a small pill for adults with moderate to severe ra for whom methotrexate did not work well. xeljanz can reduce joint pain and swelling in as little as two weeks, and help stop further
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[dramatic music] ♪ >> welcome back to "who wants to be a millionaire. senay goitom doing a great job. $5,000! >> whoo! yeah. >> go, wisconsin. >> wisconsin. >> you used one lifeline. you still have the audience and your "plus one," so you're still in good shape. >> okay. >> so let's play "who wants to be a millionaire." [dramatic musical flourish] ♪ $7,000 question is right here. in the merriam-webster dictionary, what word is listed as both cornmeal dough rolled
with "ground meat or beans," and a town in northern ghana? >> okay, well-- let's see. i'm-- i'm gonna have to use another lifeline on this. >> okay. >> i'm gonna go with "ask the audience." this looks like a smart audience, so that's my final answer. i'd like the ask the audience. >> okay, then let's do it. audience, we could use a little help here. pick up those keypads please. enter your vote now. [percussive music] ♪ all right, senay, let's take a look at the results. so, an edge goes to tamale, 40%. >> okay. >> they went with c. >> all right. i think i'm gonna roll the dice, go with the audience, and go with c, tamale.
final answer. >> and they are so good to eat. that is right. [cheers and applause] >> thank you! >> $7,000, senay. >> all right. [applause] >> two lifelines down, one to go. another question down will get you to $10,000. >> all right. >> here's the question. [dramatic musical flourish] ♪ the house of representatives would contain about how many members today if it still abided by the constitutionally mandated ratio of 1 rep for every 30,000 citizens? >> okay, so we've got about 300 million in the u.s. now, so 30,000--
i have to say d, 10,000. final answer. >> that was some quick math. >> eh. >> but it was right. >> i'm a nerd. >> i'm a nerd. [laughs] >> what can i say? what can i say? [cheers and applause] >> i said, "that was quick math," and you said? >> i'm a nerd. [laughter] what can i say? >> well-- >> i love math. >> sometimes it pays to be a nerd. >> oh, yeah. >> it's cool to be smart, and it's cool to have $10,000 right now. >> thank you very much. >> chance to double that money would be even cooler. >> all right. >> $20,000 question is right here. [dramatic musical flourish] ♪ with all three passing away within a span of 18 days, which of the following sets of people died in april of the same year?
>> okay, so i'm gonna go ahead and eliminate c and d because they were not--they didn't die in the same year. also, i'm pretty sure nixon, reagan, and ford died in different years too, so i'm gonna go with b, chico, harpo, and groucho marx. final answer. >> for $20,000, again, you ran through it quick. >> yeah. >> this time, unfortunately you're wrong. it's actually c. in 1945, fdr, hitler, and mussolini all died within 18 days. senay, you're walking away though with $5,000. it was a pleasure-- >> thank you. thank you. >> dancing with you today here on "millionaire." when we come back, someone else is gonna try to go for that million dollars. [dramatic music] ♪
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>> i'm just gonna not make you angry today. >> [laughs] thanks. >> don't eat me or hurt me. >> i won't. >> welcome to "millionaire." let me tell you what you're up against. >> thank you. >> 14 questions from $500 all the way up to $1 million. of course, you have your three lifelines. you know how those work, so let's do it. let's play-- >> all right. >> "who wants to be a millionaire." [dramatic musical flourish] ♪ starts with your $500 question, matt. here it is. if you ask your grandparents, they might be able to recall a time when which statement about household appliances was true? >> can't imagine toasters or air conditioners being made-- really any of these being made of anything except irons were made of iron. b, final answer. >> that's what they would've told you. that's right. [applause] >> all right. yeah, all right. all right. >> you wanted to get that first one out of the way.
>> yes, i'm--i'm fine now. >> okay. >> i don't care--well, obviously i care, but-- >> all right. $1,000 question is right here. >> all right. >> though in america you're likely to find a toddler doing it, in brazil what practice is a noisy form of political protest called panelaço? >> throwing half-chewed cheerios isn't noisy. playing peek-a-boo isn't noisy. sticking things up your nose isn't noisy, so i'm gonna say c, banging on pots. final answer. >> that is right. [applause] >> all right. all right. >> [laughs] i can see relief every time you get one right. >> yes, every time. yep. >> all right, third question is worth $2,000, and here it is. >> okay. >> because you're less likely to catch an overcharge, moneywatch suggests that you avoid paying your utility bills how?
>> okay. i've narrowed it down between a, with autopay, and c, two years early. i'd-- i'd hate to go home on this one. i'm gonna do "50/50." final answer. or, final choice. >> yeah, that's fine. >> yeah, sorry. >> all right, we're gonna help you out by taking away two incorrect answers. >> okay, well i for sure know it now. it's a, with autopay. final answer. >> can i ask you a question? >> yes. >> how do you pay your bills two years early? >> i don't think you could. >> i'd be interested if you could. you're right. >> okay. [laughs] now that you say that-- [mumbling indistinctly] [applause] >> all right, $2,000. >> yes. >> most important thing, you got that right. >> yes. >> be careful. >> yes. >> you were. >> understood. >> $3,000. >> okay. >> here's your question. >> okay. >> according to accuweather,
the three snowiest major cities in the world - aomori city, sapporo, and toyama - are all located in what country? >> the very first thing that came up to my mind--i play a lot of video games, and hear a lot of these phrases. the very first thing i thought was japan, so i'm gonna say a, japan. final answer. >> first thing that came to your mind was right. that is correct. $3,000. >> okay. >> next stop, $5,000. >> okay. >> and your first threshold you can reach. >> okay. >> so here we go, $5,000 question. >> all right. >> café grumpy is a must-see for fans taking a tour of brooklyn locations featured on what hbo series? >> "house of cards" is showtime.
"grey's anatomy" is abc. "modern family" is abc. "girls" is hbo, so i'll say d, "girls." final answer. >> boom. just like that, $5,000. [cheers and applause] that's right. >> all right. >> way to go, matt. >> thank you. >> off to a good start. we're gonna take a quick break. i'm gonna get on a ladder when we come back. [dramatic music] ♪ soil is the foundation... for healthy plants. just like gums are the foundation for healthy teeth. new colgate total daily repair toothpaste. it helps remineralize enamel and fight plaque germs for healthier teeth and gums. strengthen the foundation for healthy teeth. new colgate total daily repair.
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have two left, and now you're going for $7,000, so let's play "who wants to be a millionaire." [dramatic musical flourish] ♪ $7,000 question, matt. here it is. what creatively-spelled website features information about the boxer, greyhound, and irish setter? >> my--my sister-in-law had a boxer, and he actually boxed, i remember that. he-- >> [laughs] >> let's see. he wasn't--he wasn't very-- he wasn't that large. i don't think they're terriers. [sighs] i'm not sure if they're greyhounds. i know the grey-- the irish setter has longer hair. [dramatic music]
♪ >> still have two lifelines. >> still have two lifelines. >> you have the audience and your plus one. >> they are larger. ♪ thinking that people probably know more about the pets-- the dogs than i do. i can't have any pets because my son's allergic. i can't have any dogs with my six year old. >> okay. ♪ >> they aren't good herders from what i remember. they are larger. okay, they aren't terriers. i've never heard of them being good herders. they are larger. they're not gigantic though. i don't believe--'cause the irish setter has longer hair. i'm gonna go with a, largedogbreedz.com. final answer. >> two lifelines, and you went out on a limb. ♪ you're right. >> oh. yeah! >> $7,000. >> all right! [horn blares] >> that sound means that time
is up for today, but matt, you're coming back. you're not going anywhere. >> okay. >> when he comes back, he's gonna try and get to $50,000 and then that million. thank you for watching. for everyone who's been a part of this one, i'm chris harrison. we'll see you next time. ♪ ♪ closed captioning sponsored by: get cozy in fleece,) attention kmart shoppers without getting fleeced! and keep everybody's happy feet stylin'. after all, the holidays should be... oh what fun for everyone.
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♪ "action news," delaware valley's leading news program. with jim gardner. this is the way it looked tonight as heavily-armed and heavily-protected police moved in on a dark-colored s.u.v. this is san bernardino, california. and this is a short time after a massive gunfight with one suspect already lying dead in the street identified as syed farouk. they moved in though see what was in the vehicle. the tension was almost unbearable, 14 people just murdered in another mass shooting. what they found in the back seat
was suspect number who, also dead. it is wednesday night and the big story is the almost unfathomable tact there is another mass shooting in america, this time in the city of basan bernardino, california 60 miles east of los angeles. the police say there were three suspects. two of them dead, won a woman. and the lawmen detained a third person who is again a possible suspect. again, the big question now, was this an act are terrorism? the chaos at 2:00 p.m. our time with word three people wearing masks opened fire inside of a building that houses programs for the developmentally disabled. it turns out that the gunmen invaded a holiday party for county officialings and in a rented hall. first responders found hundreds
of panicked people in the building. with gunfire ringing in their ears they were herded out. they didn't know who was a victim and who was a gunman. 14 killed, 17 injured and three gunmen escaped. loved ones of survivors were relieved but terribly shaken as they awaited word. and this father shares a text from his daughter inside. >> shooting at my work, people shot. in the office waiting for cops. pray for us. i am locked in an office -- >> san bernardino police, the f.b.i., the a.t.f., the county sheriffs and local police from miles around were focused on one mission, find the gunman. apparently they did. they tracked down the
dark-colored s.u.v. and engaged in a massive gunbattle in the heart of a residential neighborhood. and it started with a lone officer who suffered a gunshot wound, but then within minutes they were hitting the with gunfire. and they had a second suspect dead in the vehicle and the authorities say that second suspect was a woman. the police continued their search for a third suspect. later tonight lawmen said in a news conference they obtained a third individual and they got a search warrant to search that pers person's apartment. we know the police just detonated the device found they shooting scene and the suspects were hurling items out of the window of the s.u.v. when they were trying to evade police. they stay those items could have been piped bomb. and night of the wounded ca